Margaret Carson

Margaret Carson translates fiction, poetry, essays and drama from the Spanish. Her translations include Sergio Chejfec’s My Two Worlds (Open Letter, 2011), Mercedes Roffé’s Theory of Colors (belladonna* books, 2005) and José Tomás de Cuéllar’s The Magic Lantern (Oxford University Press, 2000). Other translations have appeared in Almost Island,  Aufgabe, EOAGH, e-misférica, BOMBMusic and Literature, Asymptote and Words Without Borders. She is currently translating the dream journal and other writings by the Spanish surrealist artist Remedios Varo (forthcoming, Wakefield Press). A former cochair of the PEN Translation Committee, she teaches at City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College.